Uribe third term plan rejected

Colombian legislators vote against allowing president seek re-election in 2014.

    Uribe has an approval rating of about 78 per cent[File: EPA]

    Uribe, who came to power in August 2002, has a popularity rating of about 78 per cent. He has refused to say if he would seek a third term if possible.

    He won a second four-year term in 2006 after the constitution was changed to allow the president seek re-election once.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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